Focus in Education Informatics: Faculty

Please be advised that this is a partial listing of faculty for the Education Informatics focus area.

Samuel Abramovich, Assistant Professor of Education Informatics in LAI and LIS. Research interests include Online Feedback and Educational Badges. Courses include Analysis of Quantitative Research I, Introduction to Information Technology, Learning Technologies and Research.

Alexa Dimick, Assistant Professor of Education in LAI. Research interests include Curriculum Theory and Research, Environmental Education, Social Justice Science Education, Citizenship and Student Empowerment. Courses include Instructional Strategies in Inclusive Settings-Secondary Science and Math, Collaborative Teaching and Inquiry, Informal Science Education, and Improving Social Studies Instruction in the Elementary Classroom.

Heidi Julien, Professor and Chair of LIS. Research interests include digital literacy and information practices. Courses include Information Uses, Users, and Practices.

Xiufeng Liu, Professor of Education in LAI. Research interests include Science assessment, applications of Rasch measurement, opportunity-to-learn, and civic scientific literacy. Courses include Science assessment, science instruction, and science and the public.

Mary McVee, Associate Professor of Education in LAI. Research interests include Positioning theory and social mediation, literacy, technology and multimodality, Narrative and discourse analysis, and Cultural diversity and literacy instruction. Courses include Language literacy and culture, Literacy and digital technologies, Qualitative, narrative, and discourse research methods, Reading Education, and Reading Development.

Suzanne Miller, Professor in LAI. Research interests include English Education, Digital Composing, New Literacies, and Teacher Learning. Courses include English Education, Qualitative Research, New Literacies, and Multimodal Composing.

Christine Wang , Associate Professor of Education in LAI. Research interests include Technology and Early Learning & Development, Digital Literacies and Science Inquiry, and Early Education in International Contexts. Courses include Child Development and Learning, ICT in Early Education, Methods of Child Study, and Qualitative Research Methods in Education.

Jianqiang Wang, Associate Professor in LIS. Research interests include information retrieval under uncertainty, multilingual information access, and e-discovery. Courses include systems analysis and design, database technology, and information retrieval.

Noemi Waight, Assistant Professor of Education in LAI. Research interests include Science and Technology. Courses include Philosophy of Technology; Equity, Diversity & Epistemological Issues in Technology.

Randy Yerrick, Professor of Education in LAI and Associate Dean for Interprofessional Education and Engagement. Research interests include Equity and Diversity, Science Education, Culturally Responsive Pedagogy, and Discourse Analysis and Autoethnography. Courses include Qualitative Research and Technology Implementation.